Is it 428 or 429 Cobra Jet?
’71 Cobra Jet The 429 was Ford’s state-of-the-art replacement for the FE-based 428, a design that had been around since 1958. Debuting as a passenger-car engine in ’68, the 429 had a skirtless block, like the small-block 289s and 302s, and canted-valve heads, similar to the 351 Cleveland, for improved breathing.
Did Ford make a 427 or 429?
Ford 427 428 429 Specs. If you wanted a big block engine in 1968 you could choose a 427, 428 or the new 429. The top performance motor was the 427. The 428 was a ten year old FE design, more tamed down.
How much horsepower does a 1972 Ford 429 have?
|Engine manufacturer:||Ford 385-series V-8 429|
|Horsepower net:||155 kW / 211 PS / 208 hp (SAE net)|
|Torque net:||436 Nm / 322 ft-lb|
What is a 429 Thunder Jet?
First was the base 429, known as the Thunder Jet (TJ). It came in T-birds and full size Fords in the late 60’s and early 70’s.
What is the difference between a 429 and a 429 SCJ?
The 429 SCJ was a stronger version on the CJ. The difference was forged pistons, solid lifter cam and four bolt mains*. The rest of the info is the same. Even less common with a production of maybe 3,000. The baddest of them all is the Boss 429. It was rated at 375HP (grossly underrated).
What kind of engine does a 429 have?
That was the first year of the 429 and the name is just that, a name. It isn’t any special high performance engine (2 bolt mains) although it does have threaded studs (although they are positive stop) for the rockers and nice ports.
What is a 429 Cobra Jet?
Then there was the 429 Cobra Jet (CJ). It was built only in 1970-71. It was only installed in mid-size (1970-71) and pony cars (1971 only). 370 HP (likely underrated), thick strong blocks and massive ports int he heads. ID’d by D0VE-A and D1VE-AA casting numbers on the block and D0OE-R on the heads. No other numbers are CJ.